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weecome ... to. ..the... late edition,... i'm jeff barnd..../// late... word .../ on... the sale of.../ the... sparrow's point... steel mill... and... the jobs and benefits... of... hundreds of workers. workers. karen parks... live... at... sparrows point.../ where... she... spoke to... some of those workers..../ hoping... to... save... the... steel mill... and their jobs..... jobs..... tonight in delaware a bankruptcy judge approved the sale to liquidators.........and while that doesn't rule oot a portion of the mills reopening workers are bracing for the wo. worse..... (6:53)48 years central maintenance.....mechanical.... bob barrett says he has put
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in decades of hard work at the sparrows point steel mill...only to be let down..... (8:41)if i can't make it its tough.... barrett is one of nearly 2000 workers at rg steel.... waiting to hear word on the fate of their jobs... the company.... once one of baltimore county's largest private employers....filed for bankruptcy last may.....(7:24) they weren't doing a thing positive to make the mill profitable... to make matters worse.....a clause in the contract between the united steelwwrkers and rg steel will terminate once sparrows point is sold.....the new owners can stop paying wages and benefits to the existing employees and terminate workers at their discretion.....(13:17)the union is rying everything they can do.... donald festerman worked at sparrows point in the late eighties..... (10:58) worked on the steel side doing odd jobs doing pipes fitting work....and still feels the effect of his hard labor....(11:04)got exposed to asbestos.....(11:40) right now got diagnosed aug 3
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with 3rd stage lung cancer... he says.....although mill managers hope to sell to an operating steel company...... his hopes are not high.... (12:00)sparroos point built towson built all the surrounding neighborhoods like reisterstown owings mills and all of that what they want to do is liquidate it out sell it out... and he says......he and others.....deserve more.... (13:34)what are we suppose to do when some of these guys 75/80 years old and they need medical benefits and the states gonna turn them down for the medical benefits like i'vv already been turned down for my medical benefits. the liquidating company says it hasn't ruled out selling a portion of the property to another company that could re-open part of the mill. mayor... stephanie rawlings-blake... speaks out... for the first time... since ... baltimore's... board of ethics ...
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announced ...plans ... to... investigate her admin. administartion. members... voted... in favor of... the inqqiry.../ after... it... was revealed... the mayor ...received... hundreds of free tickets... to shows ...at... 1st mariner arena.../. although ... the facility... is city--owned ...//.. it's... operation... is contracted...// here's... what... the mayor had to say.../ 13:11:15 having made ethics a prority of my administration i welcome the review of the long standing policy regarding the baltimore arena. it's a practice that goes back several decades and several adm. administrations. currently.../ there ... are... no regulations... governing... how these tickets ...should be... doled out ...by the mayor..../// another... perk ... in... the spolight... today.../// tax... dollars... spent... to pay for ... a... city police officer... to... accompany the mayor.../ on... her san diego..../ the... city's... board of estimates... approved ... 2000-dollars... to... pay for ...security... during... her summee... trip...// the.... mayor says... the decision... for the... security detail... waa... department. 3
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that... special session... over gambling... in... annapolis... is... history. lawmakers... adjourned... today... after... enacting... a bill... to expand gambling... to... table games....// and... building ...another casino.... in... p.g. county.../ with... supporters ...by his side.../ governor o'malley... signed... the bill... into law.../ (garagiola) "we're talking about thhusands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars for the education trust fund. i think it'' win for the state, two wwns for the state and it's something that's going to go to the voters." some... lawmakers ...are not pleased... the bill... lowers... the amount of taxes... casino owners... will... pay.../// the.... latest comments ...from ...vice president joe biden... are... creating a stir...// before... an... audience... in virggnia tuesday,...// this... is... how... bbden ... characterized... mitt romney's ... budget plan. plan. (biden) "romney, he said in the first hundred days hes gonna let the big banks write their own rules.....unchain wall street....they're gonna put ya'll back in chains....." (18:08:35) (vatz) "the point that mitt romney
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and paul ryan are racially discriiminatory without giving any evidence is a cardinal example of using the race card." card....." the president... stands... behind biden.... saying ...the comments ...are similar... to those... delivered about the need... to... 'un-shackle' the middle classs here's... our questiin of the day. do you think vice president joe biden's comments were racist? this... is our facebook page../.a... lot... of people... are talking about this question.../// about... 200... of you... have already weighed in... and... the comments ...are still coming...//.go ... dot com slash... fox-baltimore to join in starting today... / hundreds ... of... thousands... of... illegals... can... apply... to stay and work ...in the u-s.../ without ... fear of deportation... for at least 2 years. yes we did! yes we did! did!this... is... video... from juue... / when... supporters ...of the ...immigration executive order...
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rejoiced... after... president obama signed it...///.the... order ...includes... some provisions... of the... dream act... / which... failed... to win enough republican support... to... get... congressional approoal. i want to get a job. i want to be able to have kids and for them to live the dream everybody wants you know.i have been here since i was a baby. this is my life. i can't even imagine having to start over in another country. country.people ... who... pose... no criminal or security threat, .... are among those... eligible to apply...///. a... security guard... is shot... in washington ... this morning .../ after... a... gunman ...opens fire... inside a building... in chinatown....//the ... victim... was... shot in the arm ... inside... the... family research council building... on... ág street....///the... alleged shooter... a... 28--year-old male... from virginia.. . is... in... custody. "in this care the security officer here is a hero as far as i'm concern is a hero, the person never made is past, further than the front door." door."police... suspect ...the man ...was
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carrying... more than... one weapon .../// 150... port depositt.. residents... evacuated ...// after ... a... propane tanker ...crashed into ... a... condominium building.../. latest photo... from the scene - .../ where... the tanker... has been removed.// tonight... emergency teams ...are... emptying... 9-thousand gallons oo propane....// main... street ...in... port deposit... looks like... a... ghost town....// all... main poads... intooport deposit... are... shut down ...///. (amy crabill-county emergency services)"potentially residents could return at some point during the evening or night time.. but with safety as the utmost concern for our residents.. we want to make sure the ank is offloaded properly and after the safety checks are in place." place."the....truck driver... was huut... but... he's expected to recover...// 3 a... girl ... is... almost killed... when... she falls... onto the rails.../ as... a train... pulls... into the st. station. transit workers ... are being called heroes tonight,... after they sprung into action...///. they...
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saw... the girl... fall... in the gap ...between cars ... and... onto the active track...///. bobby... jackson,... a... transit worker... dove under the train... after the child....// his.... co-workers ...were close behind. 3 "he was heroic today he worked wop, wop, wop, like three seconds he got that baby." baby..." "they moved so quickly and so efficiently, that it was it made me wonder how often does this happen . clearly they train for it." it." the girl ...had some scrapes and bruises,.../ but... she didn't... have to go to the hospital...//. she's... safe at home tonight. the storm... still causing problems tonight... for... light rail... riders..../ today,... crews... brought in... truck loads... of materials... to... deal with ... track erosion...// this... after ...heavy rain... washed away ...the ballast... supporting... the rails... between... newbury and bellona stationn...//.a... shuttle bus... will run from ... the... north avenue station ... to... hunt valley... until repairs are completed. look at this.../ the storm ...was strong enough... to sweep this car... into a ditch... on... loch raven boulevard...///.it... crashed... thru... trees,.../ plummeting... down a slope....// it...
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was balancing ...on its front end, when crews arrived today... to... pull it out... with a tow truck..../ no... one... was inside... / the... car... was... parked in a... parking lot... whee it was carried... into the ditch... by heavy rain. 3 a few storms brewing tonight, but will they hit baltimore? balttmore? let's go to chief meteorologist vytas reid for your skywatch forecast. 3
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p a homeland security frat house? why top female officials are probably going clearances.ir security - common sense and a lot of bravery. how a speeding teen ended up saving a woman in a fire and some points on is license. mutant butterflies were discovered today. how radiation created a brand new species.
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a top homeland security official -- is on leave ttnight -- // after... being accused of... cultivating... what is called... a... "frat-house atmosphere"... on the job....// doug ... mckelway has ... details... from the people... tasked with... protecting america... from terrorists. terrorists. the discrimination lawsuit
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filed may 21st against homeland security secretary janet napolitano is full of incendiary accusations of female favoritism under secretary napolitano. the plaintiff james t hayes, alleges that napolitano passed him over for a key job at immigration and customs, in favor of her friend, dorr schriro.the suit says - quote "schriro enjoyed a long standinn relationship with the secretary. plaintiff believed he was being replaced in his duties because of this relationship and because he was not female."an affidavit in support of the suit, alleges a lewd come-on by another high ranking napolitano appointee - ice chief of staff suzanne barr. quote : "at some point during the conversation, i witnessed suzanne barr turn to senior ice employeeááblankááand state, 'you a sexy [expletive deleted]!" she then looked at his crotch and asked a question about his anatomy. several employees laughed nervously."in another affidavit, a second male approaching him with an offer of a sex act. the suit also alleges barr removed the entire contents of the offices of three male employees and put them in the men's bathroom.colwin says: "i know there have been 2 affidavits so far, but we haven't heard anything from defense, and you know there's always two sides to every story, especially in
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these types of claims, when you have such salacious allegations on what side, you knot there's going to be a serious response on the other." in a statement ice told fox news - quote:"ice has referred these allegations to the dhs office of inspector general and the ice office of professional responsibility for review. ms. barr has voluntarily placed herself on leave pending the outcome of this review." it added: in 2009, plaintiff hayes had been the subject of a dhs inquiry for misspending government funds - but an investigation ultimaaely found him not at fault. mckelway says: "james t hayes is seeking 200- thousand dollars in compensatory damages and 135-thousand dollars in lost wages. in washington, doug mckelway, fox news." 3
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